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Date Last Updated: 27-03-2018

Survey Name:

Index of Employment in Construction

Survey purpose:

To provide a short-term indicator on the rise and fall of employment in the Construction Industry. This survey was discontinued in 2008. Please see the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) for an alternative short-term indicator concerning employment in the construction sector

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:



Statistical Population:

Enterprises with 5 or more persons engaged in Construction

Sampling Frame:

Business Register

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:

1975 - 2008

Base Period:


Sector Coverage:


Survey Size:


Principal Variables:

Number of (a) proprietors, directors, managerial and technical staff, (b) other staff (ie. foremen, operatives, apprentices, clerical) and (c) labour only subcontracted workers, working in each firm.

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, Government, Economists.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000